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Gebo et l'ombre (2012)
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Set in the late 19th century, about a honored but poor patriarch who sacrifices himself to protect his fugitive son. (95 mins.)
 
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Amour (2012)
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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
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The Paper Will Be Blue (2006)
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Out of enthusiasm, a Militia soldier abandons his platoon and decides to fight for the cause of the Revolution. His Lieutenant and the rest of the crew look for him during the confused night of 22-23 December 1989. (95 mins.)
Director: Radu Muntean
 
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Kino Caravan (2009)
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On a rainy day, two guys arrive in a small village with film and a projector in their car. No one from the village comes to meet them... (100 mins.)
Director: Titus Muntean
 
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Cigarettes and Coffee (2004 Short Film)
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Two characters discuss business in a restaurant. (15 mins.)
Director: Cristi Puiu
 
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The Rest is Silence (2007)
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In 1911-12, the Romanian movie director Grigore Brezianu and the financial tycoon Leon Popescu made... (114 mins.)
Director: Nae Caranfil
 
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My Reincarnation (2011 Documentary)
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Tibetan Buddhist Master Choogyal Namkhai Norbu watches as his western-born son, Yeshi, who was recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master, considers departing from tradition to embrace the modern world. (90 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Fox
 
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When Hari Got Married (2013 Documentary)
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When Hari, a small-town taxi driver, has an arranged marriage to a girl he has never met, the result is an intimate and humorous look at the changes taking place in India as modernity and globalization meet age-old traditions and customs. (75 mins.)
 
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José and Pilar (2010 Documentary)
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"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature... (117 mins.)
 
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Five Broken Cameras (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. (94 mins.)
 
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Deool (2011)
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Keshya, a simple villager believes that god has arrived in his village but everyone disbelieves him. Later when the politics plays its part things take a drastic change. (135 mins.)
 
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Gold and Copper (2011)
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A Tehran mullah-in-training struggles to take care of his ailing wife and their children in this profoundly moving melodrama... (97 mins.)
 
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A Separation (2011)
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A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. (123 mins.)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
 
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Lucia (2013)
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A man suffering from insomnia is tricked into buying a drug, Lucia, that makes his desires come true in his dreams, blurring the line between fantasy and reality. (135 mins.)
Director: Pawan Kumar
 
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Baga Beach (2013)
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Five teenagers struggle to live in the commercialized world in the backdrop of Goan tourism. Their dreams and aspirations will change forever after one of them will be subjected to sexual abuse. (103 mins.)
 
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Baishe Srabon (2011)
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An ex-cop is hired to track down a serial killer who carries out his killings according to Bengali poetry. (120 mins.)
Director: Srijit Mukherji
 
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The Great Indian Butterfly (2007)
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While on vacation, a bickering couple attempt to locate a rare butterfly. (110 mins.)
 
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Parviz (2012)
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Parvis, a fifty-year-old man who has lived his entire life with his father and never held a job, is suddenly, kicked out from his home, as his father decides to remarry. (105 mins.)
Director: Majid Barzegar
 
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Cloud Capped Star (2013)
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To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men... (154 mins.)
 
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The Good Road (2013)
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A family on vacation lose their son. A truck driver's last ride. A girl chasing hope. This is a life affirming journey, across a local highway, and into the heart of an unseen India, where acts of great compassion are shown to strangers. (92 mins.)
Director: Gyan Correa
 
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The Lunchbox (2013)
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A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. (104 mins.)
Director: Ritesh Batra
 
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An American in Madras (2013 Documentary)
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An American in Madras primarily traces American-born filmmaker Ellis R. Dungan's years in India. Dungan... (80 mins.)
Director: Karan Bali
Stars: P.K. Nair
 
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The Perfect Human (1967 Short Film)
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An elegant and humorous film-in the guise of a serious anthropological treatise-spotlights "The Perfect Human," a model of the modern Dane created by our wishful thinking. (13 mins.)
Director: Jørgen Leth
 
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Mithunam (2012)
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Wedded together for fifty years, knowing each other inside out, Appadaasu and Buchchi Laxmi fill their retired days with raw quarrels and ripe loves... (120 mins.)
 
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Sepideh (2013 Documentary)
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Sepideh wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while... (90 mins.)
Director: Berit Madsen
 
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Farinelli (1994)
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Farinelli, is the artistic name of Carlo Broschi, a young singer in Handel's time. He was castrated in his childhood in order to preserve his voice... (111 mins.)
Director: Gérard Corbiau
 
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The Vanishing (1988)
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Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
 
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Whiplash (2014)
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A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential. (107 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle